alive is a courageous story
Eileen DeClemente was 11 years old when she took her first drink. For 26 years she used drugs and alcohol to absorb her pain.
At the height of her addiction she was taking more than 90 pills a day.
By all accounts, Eileen DeClemente should be dead.
ALIVE is the inspiring story of one woman’s battle back to sobriety and a family who loved her through the darkest years of her life.
This courageous story recounts the details of an addiction so consuming it nearly killed her and destroyed her family. In this raw and riveting memoir, Eileen shares her fight to recover and live. Finding courage where their was no hope, she shares her defeats, her victories and the story of her present struggle with alcohol induced Dementia.
To anyone who has ever battled an addiction, and to the people who have loved them. This story is for you.
“Terriffic. Riveting. I couldn’t put this book down. ALIVE is a refreshing and honest look at the harsh realities of addiction. Everyone should read this book.”
—Karen Hogue, Pharmacist